Large cucumbers, 4,
Butter, 1 teaspoon,
Flour, enough to make a thick batter,
Salt and pepper,
Measure the flour, and allow 1 level teaspoon of baking-powder for each cup of flour you use. Peel and grate the cucumbers, press out, and discard the juice; to the pulp add the egg and seasoning, also the butter and flour - the latter containing the baking-powder.
Drop, in tablespoonful at a time, into a deep kettle of hot fat, and cook until puffed and brown.